| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When Adam Jones launched his 30th home run to deliver the crowning blow in the Orioles’ three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field, it was hard not to think of former O’s pitcher Erik Bedard, who – you could make the case...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The Orioles didn’t have to make any extra travel plans for their top minor-league award winners for the first time in 20-plus years.
On Tuesday, as part of minor league appreciation night, the organization honored current Oriole right-hander...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:45 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Samardzija gave up one hit over eight innings and Alfonso Soriano hit two run-scoring doubles as the Chicago Cubs cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Monday night.
Samardzija allowed only a fourth-inning infield...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:14 PM
He was expected to be a key member of the cavalry, the group of young pitchers who were supposed to lead the Orioles back to prominence, or, at the least, to relevance in the American League East.
Some baseball pundits that believed right-hander Chris...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:14 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees agreed Friday to trade much maligned pitcher A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh for two minor leaguers, a deal that clears the way New York to add Raul Ibanez.
Pittsburgh will pay $13 million of the $33 million salary due...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Tony La Russa might be managing the 2012 White Sox if not for one reason — if he returned to Chicago, he would have had to manage against his best friend in baseball, Jim Leyland. That wasn't going to happen, according to some who know La Russa...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Wei-Yin Chen didn’t come to the Orioles with the reputation of being a strikeout pitcher, but after Sunday afternoon’s record-breaking performance, perhaps that may begin to change.
The 27-year-old lefty from Taiwan has often deflected...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 3:50 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros ended their team-record losing streak at 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Sunday behind three hits and three RBIs from Marwin Gonzalez.
Hours after Houston traded third baseman Chris Johnson to Arizona...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:17 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro homered during a nine-run fifth inning and the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-4 Monday night in their highest-scoring game of the season.
Rizzo and Darwin Barney hit three-run...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Here's a look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
** Cliff Corcoran of SI.com says the Orioles are among three sleeper teams (the others are the Pirates and A's) that are not going away this season:
As for the Orioles, well,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:54 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Diamondbacks were flummoxed by Erik Bedard's dominance on Monday night.
They didn't get much help from him afterward, either. To Bedard, it was simple.
Bedard allowed two hits over seven innings, and the Pittsburgh...